Dr Nicole Schnackenberg is a child, community and educational psychologist and certified yoga teacher. She has undertaken extensive training in yoga therapy also.
Nicole currently divides her time between working as an educational psychologist in Southend, Essex and her trusteeships of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation and Give Back Yoga UK. She is also a director of the Yoga in Healthcare Alliance.
Nicole has authored books on transpersonal modes of healing from food and body image struggles: False Bodies, True Selves: Moving Beyond Appearance-Focused Identity Struggles and Returning to the True Self and Bodies Arising: Fall in Love with your Body and Remember your Divine Essence. She has also co-authored The Parent’s Guide to Body Dysmorphic Disorder and co-edited, Reflections on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Stories of Courage, Determination and Hope.